Ensemble: Summer Light Blue & Black

I instinctively want to pair light blue with white in the Summertime, but some of my clients much prefer light blue with black. Black and light blue is especially effective when you have dark brown, red or black hair.

Fashion News Roundup: July 2016

Dior hires a new artistic director, the most eco-friendly fashion brands according to Greenpeace, the Kenzo for H&M collection, and …

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Link Love: In-Between & Plus Sizes in 2016

Racked published an interesting story about women who “fall between typical straight sizes and typical plus sizes”, or what …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Nine More Fab Finds

Here are some additional top picks that have been winners on clients and forum members since the official start of the sale last week. …

Prevent Thigh Rub with Slip Shorts

Thigh rub and chafing can happen when you wear skirts and dresses. It’s particularly uncomfortable in the Summer because of …

Every Casual Wardrobe Needs Some Dressy

On Monday I encouraged you to wear your wonderful wardrobe items, and not save them for good. Life is too short to not wear the things …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Top 21 Teaser

As always, my comprehensive top picks list per wardrobe category will be posted just after midnight on Friday July 22 when the …

Wear Your Wonderful Wardrobe Items!

Finding a highly elusive piece or brilliant bargains can be rewarding and thrilling, but nothing should beat the feeling of actually …

Orphaned Black Items

I have a complicated relationship with solid black wardrobe items. I either absolutely love them, or I dislike them intensely. Black …

Fix Scuffed Shoes with Nail Polish

Topshop’s low heeled silver Jolene pumps became instant wardrobe workhorses because they’re extremely …

Blue Birthday Lace & Pearls

I turn 46 tomorrow and feel fabulously blessed. I am healthier and happier than I have ever been, laugh many times a day, and make a …

Link Love: Embroidery and Textiles

AnOther explores the methods and motivation of three creatives who are crafting their own textiles. Meet Alice Archer, a young designer …

Embracing a Unique Tan

I wear sunscreen with a high SPF every single day, reapply in the afternoon AND wear a hat when the sun is out. Yet my face and neck …

Fashion News Roundup: June 2016

Street style photographer Bill Cunningham has passed away, Puma teams up with the New York City Ballet, an exhibition exploring …

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Camisole Style

Camisoles are an extremely important part of my style, although they aren’t all that noticeable in my outfits. To me, they are a …

My New Caudalie Skincare Products

I have clear, dry, sensitive skin that enjoys excessive moisture and hydration. After invaluable advice from a dermatologist six years …

Link Love: This Year’s Jewellery Trends

After reading Angie’s recent post on big earrings, I was curious to see which other trends are making waves in the jewellery …

Aging and Adapting to Your Newfound Maturity

While having a pedicure last week I stumbled across a quote by Elle Macpherson in People magazine. I enjoyed the 52 year old …

Celebrating High-Low Style

I have high-low style, which means that I shop budget, mid-range and designer price points. I enjoy shopping this way because it …

Dressing for Others

There are all sorts of reasons to dress for our own pleasure, completely independently of what others may think. We appreciate …

Dressing for Summer A/C

Dressing to stay cool in hot Summer weather is all very well, but what happens when you spend all or part of your day in …

Link Love: Summer Pedicures

Ecosalon rounds up five on trend nail polish colours that are cruelty-free and low on toxins. Not sure which colour to go for next? …

Dressing for the Heat

Our recent heatwave in Seattle was the catalyst for this topic. Seattle Summers aren’t usually hot (although that might be …

Finding Emotional Balance in My Style

Balance is a very important component of my style. I need to change things up from day to day, and from season to season, to be happy. …

Two Quick Beauty Tips

After lots of trial and error, and life-changing advice from a dermatologist and savvy aesthetician, I learned that a simple beauty …